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01-07-2013, 01:16 PM
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Originally Posted by momo View Post
That's because he went with Lindback + 1 roster player + 1 young bluechip prospect + a pick (all assets they did not have to give up) over luongo

Sure they gave up two 2nds and a 3rd to get Lindback but the draft was not deep anyway.
Still completely insane. That's a team with an aging-but-still-elite Martin St. Louis, and who knows how hard it will be to find a player with his chemistry to play with Stamkos. That team was a few smart moves away from being a cup contender, but getting a wildly overrated Lindback wasn't one of them.

I just think it was a massive miscalculation on Yzerman's part, but he hasn't been a very good GM to this point, so it's not surprising.

Maybe if Gillis waits a few months and Lindback falters, he can still pry the assets from the Bolts.

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